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José Manuel Barroso

José Manuel Barroso

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José Manuel Barroso, a former president of the European Commission (2004-14) and prime minister of Portugal (2002-04), is Chair of the Gavi Board.

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  1. Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    Sep 23, 2022 José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.

  2. Avoiding COVID Complacency
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    Avoiding COVID Complacency

    Apr 7, 2022 José Manuel Barroso calls for a renewed commitment to vaccinate everyone before dangerous new variants can emerge.

  3. Breaking COVID's Grip
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    Breaking COVID's Grip

    Jan 18, 2022 José Manuel Barroso says continued international support for the COVAX vaccine-access facility is essential to ending the pandemic.

  4. The Test of Pandemic Preparedness
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    The Test of Pandemic Preparedness

    Oct 29, 2021 José Manuel Barroso argues that without a proper global distribution of key resources, new outbreaks will remain an acute threat.

  5. Vaccine Solidarity Now
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    Vaccine Solidarity Now

    Feb 18, 2021 José Manuel Barroso urges G7 leaders to make the success of the international COVAX facility their top priority.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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